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Katrina vanden Heuvel: The GOP’s ‘War on Women’ Is as Real as Ever | The Nation

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Katrina vanden Heuvel: The GOP’s ‘War on Women’ Is as Real as Ever

According to recent RNC talking points—it’s Democrats, not the GOP—that’s waging the real “War on Women.” As BuzzFeed reported, Republican leaders are attempting to use sex scandals involving NYC mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner and San Diego mayor Bob Filner to prove Democrats don’t have women’s interests in mind. But is anyone really buying that?

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Nation editor-in-chief Katrina vanden Heuvel calls the GOP’s gender game “a new insult to our intelligence and to millions of US women.” Vanden Heuvel points out that it’s Republican policies that truly threaten women’s reproductive rights, workplace protections and childcare support.

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